Presentation on theme: "Pest Control Compiled by: Mrs Vandana Mahajani. What is a pest? Any organism that Competes with humans, plants or animals Injures humans, plants and animals."— Presentation transcript:
Pest Control Compiled by: Mrs Vandana Mahajani
What is a pest? Any organism that Competes with humans, plants or animals Injures humans, plants and animals Transmits diseases Disturbs humans or domestic animals
Types of pests Insects like cockroaches, termites Arthropods like spiders, mites, ticks Microbes like bacteria Unwanted plants or weeds Snails,slugs… Rodents like mice and rats
Pest control goals Prevention: Keeping a pest from becoming a problem Suppression: Reducing their numbers Eradication: Destroying entire pest population
Bed Bugs Found in luggage and clothing Control: 1.Fumigation 2.Pour boiling water Apply kerosene,oil, emulsion.
Beetles Found in cereals, furs, woolens, carpets wood. Control: Spray area with insecticide powder Frequent vacuuming